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Wednesday, 11 May 2016 - 8:35
NASA discovers over 1200 planets
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Kepler mission of NASA has discovered 1,284 new planets doubling the earlier confirmed number. This is the single largest finding of planets to date.

“This announcement more than doubles the number of confirmed planets from Kepler,” said Ellen Stofan, chief scientist at NASA Headquarters in Washington. “This gives us hope that somewhere out there, around a star much like ours, we can eventually discover another Earth.” 

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